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A Motown Christmas

Signature Theatre
Dec. 3 – 21
The holidays get a smooth new groove when delivered motown style in a fun, upbeat and soulful yuletide treat.

Step Afrika! Step Xplosion

Strathmore
Sun. Jan 12, 2020
Tracing step’s roots to the African American percussive traditions of patting juba, hambone, ring shout, and tap.

Mark Morris Dance Group: Pepperland

The Kennedy Center
Nov. 13 – 16
New production that celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ groundbreaking album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.

The Hip Hop Nutcracker

Strathmore
Dec. 17 – 19
Join Maria-Clara and the Nutcracker Prince as they set off for a magical adventure…in modern day New York City.

Escaped Alone

Signature Theatre
Oct. 18 – Nov. 3
Caryl Churchill's (Cloud 9, Top Girls) electrifying Signature debut is a caustically funny and surreal afternoon of tea and calamity.

Come From Away

The Kennedy Center
Dec. 10, 2019 – Jan. 5, 2020
Takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them.

Art on Tap

The Art League
Fri. Nov 1
Craft beers from local breweries have been artfully paired selected artwork. Local restaurants have chosen a brew/artwork coupling to serve as their muse to create the perfect complimentary appetizer.

An Evening with Chris Thile

Strathmore
Tue. Nov 5
Thile transcends the borders of conventionally circumscribed genres, creating a distinctly American canon and a new musical aesthetic.

Soul Divas

Signature Theatre
Nov. 19 – 23
Signature singers honor the celebrated chanteuses whose unbelievable voices lifted our spirits.

De Sanguashington - Groovin On the Pike

Columbia Pike Branch Library
Fri. Nov 1
De Sanguashington's variety of Colombian rhythms including vallenato, cumbia and tropi-pop.

Atlanta Ballet: The Nutcracker

The Kennedy Center
Nov. 27 – Dec. 1
the Kennedy Center debut of Atlanta Ballet and its extraordinary new production.

Béla Fleck & The Flecktones

Strathmore
Mon. Dec 2
Fleck has reunited the original lineup for a very special tour.

Spotlights

Kid Prince and Pablo

The Kennedy Center
Oct. 19 – Nov. 3

WNO: The Magic Flute

The Kennedy Center
Nov. 2 – 23

DEMO by Damian Woetzel: BalletX

The Kennedy Center
Oct. 25 – 26

Renée Fleming VOICES: Joyce DiDonato

The Kennedy Center
Nov. 8 – 9

Washington Performing Arts: Spektral Quartet

The Kennedy Center
Tue. Oct 29

Arlington Exhibition: Emma Cregan and Johab Silva

Marymount University - Ballston Center
Thru Nov. 2
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